Question Is this authentically attributed to Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah)? “Turning a hungry lion upon an ‘Abid (worshipper) is not as detrimental to him as a handsome lad left before him.”
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Question Is this suitable to quote? وكان عيسى عليه السلام يقول: النظرة تزرع في القلب الشهوة وكفى بها خطيئة ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) used to say: “An [unlawful] gaze plants the seed of desire in the heart and this is sufficient to be a sin.”
Question Is this narration suitable to quote? الإثم حوّاز القلوب، وما من نظرة إلا وللشيطان فيها مطمع
Question Is the following narration authentic? لتغضن أبصاركم، ولتحفظن فروجكم، ولتقيمن وجوهكم أو لتكسفن وجوهكم
Question What is the status of this narration? من غض بصره عن محاسن امرأة أورث الله قلبه نورا
Question What is the reference and Arabic for this quote? لا تتبع بصرك رداء المرأة فإن النظر يجعل شهوة في القلب
Question What is the reference of this Hadith and can it be quoted? Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah Al Bajali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding the sudden glance [on a strange woman]. He commanded me that I should turn away my gaze.”
Question Please mention the reference and Arabic text for this narration: ‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Protecting the eyesight is more difficult than protecting the tongue.”
Question What is the reference for this Hadith and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Beware of sitting in the roadways.” They said, ‘O Rasulullah!, we must have places where we can sit and talk together.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘If you must sit there, then give the road its rights.’ They asked, ‘What …
Question Please provide the reference for the following narration: “Adultery of the eyes is when it looks [at that which is haram], adultery of the ears is when it listens [to haram], adultery of the tongue is uttering [haram], adultery of the hand is touching [what is impermissible to touch], adultery of the feet is when it walks [towards haram]. …
Question Is this narration authentic? إن النظرة سهم من سهام إبليس مسموم، من تركها مخافتي أبدلته إيمانا يجد حلاوته في قلبه Translation Certainly [an evil glance] is a poisoned arrow from Iblis. Whosoever leaves it out of fear for me I will replace him with such Iman whose sweetness he will find in his heart.
Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “When anyone’s eyes fall on the beauty of a woman and he immediately casts his gaze away from her, Allah grants him Divine guidance towards such ‘ibadah, the ecstasy of which he feels in himself” Can you also provide other Hadiths on lowering and protecting the gaze.